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Title: Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire Pages: 304 Genres: Fantasy, Retelling Publisher: William Morrow (Oct. 31st, 2017) Summary From the author of the beloved #1 New York Times bestseller Wicked, the magical story of a toymaker, a nutcracker, and a legend remade . . . Gregory Maguire returns with an inventive novel inspired by a timeless holiday legend, intertwining the story of the famous Nutcracker with the life of the mysterious toy maker named Drosselmeier who carves him. Hiddensee: An island… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday/Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature, started by Breaking the Spine and continued by Wishful Endings, that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s pick is:

Happy New Year! Even though January is almost over, I feel like a post about this year’s goals should start with something festive, lol.  As the title of this post states, today I’m sharing my hopes and goals for reading and blogging in the year 2020!  When it comes to reading and blogging, 2019 was not the best year for me, and I’d really love to improve both of those things this… Read More

Hello! Today I am introducing a new series on my blog that I’m calling Non-Bookish Notables.  For every couple weeks or so, I thought it would be fun to give you all a non-bookish (for the most part) update about my life.  This is where I’ll share any fun or exciting update as well as just simple stuff like what I’ve been loving lately when it comes to listening/watching/eating etc.! So, let’s… Read More

Hey everyone! So, I realize this is way late, but I just realized I never shared with you all what I received from my #TBTBSanta this year.  My Secret Santa, who it turns out was Liz from Consumed by Books, absolutely spoiled me with such heartfelt gifts!

Title: The Jesus Who Surprises: Opening Our Eyes to His Presence in All of Life and Scripture by Dee Brestin Pages: 256 Genres: Nonfiction, Christian Living Publisher: Waterbrook & Multnomah (July 23rd, 2019) Summary Join beloved Bible teacher and best-selling author Dee Brestin in discovering the surprising places Jesus shows up in the Old Testament and the unexpected ways He speaks into our lives today. Offering a fascinating perspective on the historic, poetic, and prophetic books of… Read More

It’s Top Ten Tuesday (Actually it’s Wednesday, but you guys get the point, lol)!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books I Want to Read in 2020 I’ve decided to change up this week’s topic just a bit.  One of my reading goals for 2020, is to work on getting my physical TBR down to a more reasonable number.  So, instead… Read More

Happy 2020!  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday.  I’m really looking forward to this year and am hopeful that I will read soo many books this year.  To kick things off, I’ve decided to participate in the VSCO Girls Readathon!  This is a super fun readathon hosted by several different people.  You can get all the details on the official Twitter, here!

Welcome back to another Countdown to Christmas book recommendation!  I may have missed last week, but nevertheless, I’m back!   Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read this holiday season. Today’s pick is The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand! On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried… Read More

Hello and welcome to part one for my stop of the Harlequin Holiday Blog Tour!  I’m so excited to be partnering with Harlequin to share some fun and festive holiday books with you all.  To get things started, I’ll be sharing my review of Coming Home for Christmas by RaeAnne Thayne! Title: Coming Home for Christmas by RaeAnne Thayne Pages: 384 Genres: Romance, Contemporary, Fiction, Christmas Publisher: HQN Books (Sept. 24th, 2019) Summary Hearts are lighter and wishes burn… Read More